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Beauty And The Beach. First Class Accommodations, Steps From The Beach

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

One Block To The Beach; 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Private Deck, Spacious Living

Fully updated and newly decorated townhome in the heart of St. Augustine Beach. Park your car and relax; the beach is one block away with many restaurants and shops in walking distance. The home decor is all new and the latest in coastal design. With 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, there is plenty of room to accommodate 8 people. There is a very private deck with a large eating area and fire pit. Out front is a sweet porch with chairs for talking to the locals or relaxing after a day at the beach. The kitchen has granite countertops, subway tile and all brand new appliances. It is a corner unit so there are plenty of windows to open to listen to the ocean.


Owner
Karen, Jim and Ellie Russell
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2017

About Karen, Jim and Ellie Russell

My brother, sister in-law and myself wanted to have a place where our family could get together after our parents passed away. We grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida, yet as we grew up so did the distance between us. Two years ago we rented a vacation home for a family reunion in St. Augustine. We fell in love with the area and decided to get a place of our own.

Karen, Jim and Ellie Russell purchased this townhome in 2015

Why Karen, Jim and Ellie Russell chose St. Augustine Area

We spent more than 6 months looking for the right place. We looked at many different condos and homes from on the beach to the many neighborhoods on the island. Nothing caught all of our eyes until we found this property on A Street. It was beautiful, within walking distance to many restaurants, happenings in the area, and especially the beach, and had the space we were hoping for.

What makes this townhome unique

The benefit of this property is the home itself and the location. You know what they say... Location, location, location. The icing on the cake is that you can catch a shuttle and head into the historic St. Augustine district. You NEVER have to get in your car. The beach is one block away and the city pier (that hosts many fun activities) is only a half mile away.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in Saint Augustine Beach in St. Johns County

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Trash must be taken to curbside Sunday night. Recycling must be taken to curbside Tuesday night.
  • Must notify owner of any damages noted upon arrival and or if there is damage caused by you.
  • Must notify owner if additional people are staying that are not on the rental agreement,
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • 1 in master bedroom with stone shower only 1 in upstairs hallway with bathtub and shower (with rain shower head) .5 downstairs All with granite counter tops
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Bunk Bed , 2 full size matresses
  • 2 bedrooms with top-of-the line queen mattresses 1 bedroom with bunk bed that has 2 full-size high quality mattresses Newly furnished in Coastal decor
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • Kayaking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Great Restaurants within walking distance. Be sure to visit the Pier half mile down the road.

Reviews

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Beauty And The Beach. First Class Accommodations, Steps From The Beach
average rating of 4.8125 based on 32 reviews
5

Life's a Beach at "Beauty & the Beach"!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first experience with VRBO & my wife was apprehensive about what we'd "walk into". I'd say that after spending a month here, the bar is now set pretty high -- a wonderful experience for us. The unit passed my wife's "clean test", it was well maintained & the location was perfect for us...an easy 1 block stroll to the ocean & lots of beach bars & restaurants all within walking distance. Our comfort & convenience was of the utmost importance to Karen. Before we booked the unit, all of my email questions were answered promptly. During our stay, when the coffee machine didn't work, Karen had a new one sent to us from Amazon the next day. The only distraction was the limited "cable" TV. If you're a cable news or sports junkie, you might be disappointed with the network programming from the affiliates in Jacksonville -- just ABC, CBS, NBC & PBS. We will be returning to St. Augustine island in the future & wouldn't hesitate to book Beauty & the Beach again at that time.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Michael. I must say you were an outstanding guest and are welcomed back anytime. I must let you know that we also have HBO and Netflix.
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5

Location and Luxury

  • 5 of 5

My husband and 4 kids absolutely loved this townhome. All the extras were well thought through from the high-quality washer/dryer and Kitchen-aid gas grill outside to the granite counter tops and super comfortable mattresses and pillows. It's also very spacious so there's plenty of room to spread out. The private outdoor back patio area adds even more outdoor living space. The location is perfect. We had no problem walking to the beach several times throughout our stay. We loved having close restaurants and coffee/ice cream shops nearby that were walkable as well. We are at The Beachcomber and Coneheads--both highly recommended. We loved our first visit to St. Augustine and I know one of the reasons is the place we stayed.

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review. The location was what drew us to the home. It is so convenient to so many fun things to do. We also have stayed at many vacation rentals and know that a comfortable bed is a must.
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5

Well kept and great place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time. So close to the beach. Already planning on staying here again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable and great location.

  • 5 of 5

The location was great for walking to the beach. There were places to eat right outside the front door. The taco place was really good and convenient. We also enjoyed Mango Mango for dinner. St. Augustine is adorable and the beach was lovely.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Very nice! Lovely at home atmosphere and decor!

  • 4 of 5

Awesome location. Definitely would come back and stay. The only issue were the mattresses. They should be replaced because of sagging in middle.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, I was just at the condo and the issue with the mattress was that it had come off the frame. It is all fixed. FYI, they are high end mattresses and only 2 years old.
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5

Clean, convenient to beach and tourist attractions with nice decor.

  • 5 of 5

Nice condo with lots of space.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Jacksonville International Airport
Nearest Barpub
30 Metres
Jacks
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I95
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Mangos
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
St. Augustine
Car: not necessary

Take a shuttle into historic St. Augustine, Florida for a day of sight-seeing, eating, and shopping.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in Saint Augustine Beach, North East Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
4th of July
30 Jun 2017 - 8 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,366
for 7 nights
£1,366
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
1 Sep 2017 - 11 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£649
for 3 nights
From
£188
£1,025
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
18 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,110
for 7 nights
£1,110
 
 
Winter Seasonal
1 Dec 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£598
for 3 nights
From
£171
£1,110
£2,989
 
 
Spring 2018
1 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,366
for 7 nights
£1,366
£3,075
 
 
Memorial Day Weekend
24 May 2018 - 2 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£674
for 3 nights
From
£196
£1,110
 
 
Winter 2018
1 Dec 2018 - 28 Feb 2019
4 night minimum stay
£1,110
for 4 nights
From
£256
£1,281
£3,075
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£768
for 4 nights
From
£171
£1,110
£2,818
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £115.95
Cleaning £85.03
Refundable Damage Deposit £193.26
Tax Rate 10.5%

Key will be in a lock box on the door.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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